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Carlos O. Souffront

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Carlos O. Souffront, SECRETARY
Carlos O. Souffront, Esq., is Executive Vice President and General Counsel, a member of the Executive Committee, and Secretary of the Board of Directors.

He served on the Board of the Company’s predecessor, Oriental Federal Savings Bank, from 1988 to 1996, and has served as Secretary of OFG Bancorp’s Board since 1996. In January 2008, he joined the Company as General Counsel.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Souffront was a Partner at McConnell Valdes (“MacVal”), San Juan, Puerto Rico, from 1979 to December 2007. At MacVal he practiced corporate law with a concentration in Banking Law and Merger & Acquisitions, and served in numerous administrative functions such as Chair of the Policy Committee, member Executive Committee, Chair of the Corporate Department, Chair of the Administrative Committee, Chair of the Mergers and Acquisition Practice Group, among others. Prior to joining MacVal as a Partner in 1979, Mr. Souffront served from 1976 to 1979 as Vice President and General Counsel of Rexco Industries, Inc. and from 1972 to 1976 as an associate at MacVal.

Mr. Souffront was admitted to the Bar of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in 1972. He is a member of the Puerto Rico Bar Association and of the American Bar Association. Mr. Souffront holds a B.A. from Harvard University (1968) and a Juris Doctor from the New York University School of Law (1972).